About Scott Manning

Reynolds StatueScott Manning is an analyst for a large software company outside Philadelphia. While software pays the bills, his real passion is history, specifically war. He currently holds a bachelor’s in military history from American Military University and he is working on a master’s in ancient and classical history.

When he is not studying or working, you can find Scott speaking at conferences, leading battlefields tours, or traveling the world. His journeys outside the US include Guatemala, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal, China, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, the Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Austria, Mexico, and Scotland.

You can find him active on Twitter and Facebook.


American Military University, M.A. 2016 (projected), Ancient and Classical History.

American Military University, B.A. 2013, Military History, Magna Cum Laude.


“Infantry Dominance: Predecessors to the Battle of Falkirk (1298),” presentation at 7th Annual North Texas Medieval Graduate Symposium, Denton, TX, April 11, 2013.

“The Battle of Falkirk (1298): A Case and Method for Making the Messy Historical Process More Accessible,” presentation at 18th Annual James A. Barnes Graduate Student History Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 23, 2013.

“Infantry Dominance: Predecessors to the Battle of Falkirk (1298),” presentation at 7th Moravian Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Bethlehem, PA, December 1, 2012.


“Historiography of Falkirk (1298) as the Predecessor to Infantry Dominance,” Saber and Scroll Journal 2, no. 2 (Summer 2013): 84-94.

Churchill’s Efforts to Feed Germany after the Great War,” Finest Hour: The Journal of Winston Churchill 145 (Winter 2009-10), 24-26.

Published Book Reviews

“Retracing steps to the Great War,” review of The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, by Christopher Clark (New York: HarperCollins, 2013), The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 30, 2013, H9.

Peter T. Lubrecht, New Jersey Butterfly Boys in the Civil War: The Hussars of the Union Army (The History Press, 2011), Civil War Monitor (March 2012).

Anne Curry, The Battle of Agincourt: Sources and Interpretations (The Boydell Press, 2009), De Re Militari (August 2010).

Richard F. Miller. In Words and Deeds: Battle Speeches in History in On Point: The Journal of Army History 15 no. 3 (Winter 2010), 61.


If you need to contact Scott, the quickest way is through email (scottmanning13@gmail.com).

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